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Web Platform doesn't appear to get all prereqs for PHP 5.5
Last post Aug 04, 2014 11:04 PM by DropPhone
Aug 04, 2014 09:25 PM|Mike Ober|LINK
I just downloaded PHP 5.5 on Server 2012 R2 via the web platform installer. It did not download the Visual C++ runtime found at
http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=30679. Once I manually downloaded installed this update it started. I'm not sure where to report this bug so I'm reporting
Aug 04, 2014 11:04 PM|DropPhone|LINK
That's weird. The PHP 5.5 entry in the WebPI feed specifically lists the VC12Redist product as a dependency. Theoretically the WebPI install of PHP 5.5 should have failed if VC12Redist failed to install.
You might check the WebPI log files to see if there were any errors when installing.